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Summer Learning
North Vancouver School District
Grade 7/8 Transition Courses
These courses begin on July 5 and conclude on July 23, 2021.
Classes run from 9:00 to 12:00  (Monday-Friday) at Carson Graham (2145 Jones Avenue)
Daily attendance is mandatory in all face to face and online sessions

Grade 7/8 Transition

For students currently in grade 7

Summer Learning 7/8 Transitions is a non-credit course designed to provide a boost for students who have just completed Grade 7 and may be tentative about the transition to High School, need advanced and increased orientation into the High School setting, and want to develop skills around the Core Competencies in order to support greater success in grade 8 and beyond. Skill acquisition will be embedded within the experiential nature of the course. Students will work in a variety of environments and with different tools to gain confidence and familiarity with the high school transition. 

Grade 7/8 English Language Learners (ELL) Transition

For students currently in grade 7

Summer Learning Grade 7/8 English Language Learners (ELL) is designed for Beginning, Developing, and Expanding ELL students moving from grade 7 into high school.  This course provides an opportunity to enhance English language skills in order to support greater success in grade 8 and beyond. The nature of the course is experiential; students will work in a variety of environments on various learning engagements to develop skills and gain confidence for high school.


Grade 7/8 International Baccalaureate (IB - MYP) Transition

For students currently in grade 7

Summer Learning Grade 7/8 International Baccalaureate (IB - MYP) Transition is designed for students transitioning to an IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) school from grade 7 who have a desire to begin the transition to the MYP early. This course provides an opportunity to expose students to the MYP curriculum, such as the IB Learner Profile, Key Concepts, Approaches to Learning skills, and criterion based assessment, in order to support greater success in grade 8 and beyond. The nature of the course will be experiential; students will work in a variety of environments on various learning engagements to develop skills and gain confidence for an MYP high school.

Grade 7/8 French Immersion Transition

For students currently in grade 7

Summer Learning Grade 7/8 French Immersion Transition is designed for students transitioning to a secondary French Immersion Program. This course will have a particular emphasis on French language development through authentic performance tasks. This course is designed to help students continue to develop their writing, reading and oral language skills and offer them an opportunity to continue practicing their French before the Fall semester. This course will support Grade 8 level French language skills expectations to help students gain confidence in Secondary school.

All Grade 7/8 Transition classes are scheduled at Carson Graham Secondary School, 2145 Jones Avenue, North Vancouver BC.

  • Classes begin on Monday, July 5 and conclude on Friday, July 23, 2021.

  • Classes run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 daily.

  • Daily attendance is mandatory.

Online registration for Review and Completion classes begins on May 1, 2021.